DISCLOSURE OF SHAREHOLDING IN AKER SOLUTIONS ASA (ticker AKSO_NO ; SEDOL B1VLVW7)
DISCLOSURE OF SHAREHOLDING IN AKER SOLUTIONS ASA (ticker AKSO_NO ; SEDOL B1VLVW7) We are making this disclosure in accordance with Section 4-3 of the Norwegian Securities Trading Act. On 25 February 2014 (with settle date 28 February 2014), Artisan Partners Limited Partnership ("Artisan") acquired 1,883,464 shares in Aker Solutions ASA ("Aker") on behalf of several clients. Artisan acts as discretionary investment adviser to its clients, and is authorized to exercise voting rights attached to the shares under management on a discretionary basis. Following the transaction, the aggregate shareholding in Aker over which Artisan is authorized to exercise voting rights on a discretionary basis amounts to 14,430,095 shares, equaling 5.27 % of the issued shares and votes in Aker. No single client of Artesian holds above 5 % in Aker after the acquisition.